Summer schedules get busy and the last thing you want to do is spend too much time cooking in the kitchen—especially at the end of a weekday. Here’s a week’s worth of some of our favorite summer recipes that come together in about 30 minutes. This week, make it easy, delicious, and fresh!
If you’re looking to step up your salad game and cooking skills, this dish is perfect for you. It has everything you need in a summer meal. The colorful veggies go great with the savory flavor of the barbecue chicken, bacon, and homemade buttermilk dressing.
This is a vegetarian recipe, but it’s easy to add chicken or another meat if you want to boost the protein. What really makes this one-pot pasta recipe special is the green herb sauce called Gremolata. Once you learn how to make it, you’ll be putting it on everything from eggs to grilled meats! Learn more secrets of this recipe and see why the quick, flexible prep makes it a great weeknight option.
This post has been updated since it was originally published in May 2018.